Seaford Heights recycling facility gets $5.35 million boost

Published on 31 March 2021

ScoMo visits Seaford Heights

Household recycling in southern Adelaide received a massive boost today, following a $5.35 million federal government funding announcement for a Seaford Heights recycling facility.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the news today during a visit to the site, which is a joint initiative of the Southern Region Waste Resource Authority (SRWRA) – a subsidiary of Onkaparinga, Marion and Holdfast Bay councils – and Re.Group (an Australian recycling and resource recovery specialist.

The best-practice Southern Materials Recovery Facility (SMRF) will process at least 31,000 tonnes annually of ‘yellow bin’ recyclables and, thanks to Australian Government funding through the Community Development Grant Programme, it has the capacity to handle more than 60,000 tonnes.

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